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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOD

Through this an arched way was dug, by which the Indians bore his bod to the grave.

Bodice, bod′is, n. a woman's outer garment covering the waist and bust: the close-fitting waist or body of a woman's gown.

Bodkin, bod′kin, n. a small dagger: a small instrument for pricking holes or for dressing the hair: a large blunt needle.

The muscles of her neck and the veins of her forehead stand out like cords, while perspiration streams from her bod.

She's a rare wench, and would sooner see a rebel hanged, than bod her nose at a basin of swig and roasted apples.

I answer that thou arte not bod herin to keape any such othe or promis.

My husband does bod get varra little upo th' hand-loom i' th' best o' times—5s.

They wor tellin' it at th' 'Red Cat' tother neet, bod I could hardly hear for th' gam at wor afoot.

Bod then one connot tell whether it wor dear or cheeop till they knaw what size th' pot wor—an' that I dunnot knaw.

I cried aloud to the unheeding stream of Piccadilly wayfarers; and echo answered, "Bod."

WORD ORIGIN

1788, "a person," short for body. Meaning "physical body" is recorded from 1933.

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